Document Type


Date of Degree Completion


Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Charles W. Wright

Second Committee Member

Donald G. Goetschius

Third Committee Member

Kenneth R. Berry


Through this study the writer will attempt to: (1) identify and investigate the current standards of an effective audiovisual program; (2) identify and evaluate the rationale which can be used in determining the basis for the utilization of audiovisual materials in the field of science education; (3) use this rationale as a basis for selecting appropriate audiovisual materials for the seventh grade physical science curriculum in Morgan Junior High School; and (4) develop recommendations concerning the utilization of audiovisual materials in the science curriculum at Morgan Junior High School in Ellensburg, Washington.